Drinking water just doesn't do it sometimes, summer is a great time to show off that beautiful, glowing skin you are in, so drink a warm tea to glow. The best-kept beauty secrets are in your kitchen, a cup of water with a few herbs, honey and just a little bit of added ingredients works wonders. Drinking a warm tea during the summer may not seem ideal but this concoction hydrates, taste sweet and contains ingredients that benefit your body.
Detox Mint, Ginger, Green Tea Serves 2
2 cups distilled water 2 bags Organic Green Tea 2 bags Organic Mint Tea Two thumbs of fresh ginger 1 Tbsp. Organic lemon juice 2 Tbsp. Raw Apple Cider Vinegar 3 Tbsp. of Organic Raw Honey
All ingredients can be found at your local grocery store. If raw honey is not available you can purchase it online
Add your two cups of water in a pot, add ginger and bring to a boil, after boiling for 15 minutes, then allow to simmer for another 15 after turn the heat off. Pour ginger tea in a glass container and add tea bags, now allow to sit for 20 minutes. Now remove all the tea bags and ginger for the mix and add lemon juice, Apple cider vinegar, honey, and stir all of it together. Now you are ready to drink your tea so sit back and enjoy!
**Drinking two to three cups a day on an empty stomach provides the best results.
Let's talk a little bit about the benefits
Ginger As we all know beauty starts on the inside, if your body is not receiving the nutrients it needs your hair, nail, and skin will show it. Ginger is an incredible ingredient to add to your tea. Speeding up the removal of toxins in the body and promoting blood circulation leaves you feeling and looking good. It supports a healthy digestive system, having a healthy digestive system plays a significant role in your skin's health. Keeping the digestive tract clean in avoiding wrinkles, breakouts, and acne that cause all those bumpy patches and acne scars. Ginger is high in vitamin C, the primary antioxidant that is used in fighting wrinkles. If you are looking to have softer skin free of wrinkles ginger's anti-inflammatory properties is your tonic.
Mint tea or leaf
Mint works great to help stress-induced acne problem breakouts and prevent those acne scars. If you suffer from eczema drinking mint tea helps with irritation. It contributes to lower the bodies temperature with its cooling effect. You will notice less redness to your face and a healthy skin to take care off.
Full of antioxidants, green tea helps prevent disease and reduce inflammation.
Vitamin C is a co-enzyme that your body uses to produce collagen, and lemon juice is full of it. Making sure your body produce its necessary collagen help you maintain healthy skin. Vitamin C strengthen your immune system and keep your body free of cold and flu or any other sickness. A healthy body means less time-fighting illness and more time producing healthy nail, hair, and skin.
Antioxidants are great for your body so pack them in. Raw honey is full of it and is an excellent source of antioxidants. Raw honey as antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that heal and protects the body. Full of Phytonutrients raw honey that keeps your body in good health. Help your digestive system function properly along with soothing your throat every time you drink a little raw honey.
Drinking a good cup of tea does wonder for your body, so start making it a habit and start drinking one a few hours before or after your meals.